Floral Tribute –  Day 7 #WTFOW #5

Floral decorations

Yesterday the Fifth Festival of Words was officially over. Unfortunately I could not put up a post and felt bad to abandon it on the last day. But I found that very often, Blogfests did have stragglers who posted after the festival. Hence this floral tribute to thank all Write Tribers who participated.

Last Friday my husband was felicitated by his office. They gave him gifts, distributed cake and made some speeches.  What was most touching was the floral decorations made by one of the executives in the QA Department. This young man who is passionate about flowers does floral arrangements as a hobby.

The entire office was decorated with flowers . It was simply stunning!

Since most of the office staff  travel by train none, of them could take any home. It seemed a shame to let such beauty go waste and wilt in an empty office during the weekend.So in the evening we had a carload of flowers coming home. Today I had to rearrange the arrangements as some of the blooms had wilted . I not only enjoyed this activity but also fulfilled a long standing dream of decorating my home with floral arrangements .

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anthurium, red chrysanthemum and yellow carnations are long lasting blooms and my favourite flowers

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assorted pink carnations of varying heights to make a low table arrangement


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anthuriums add height and accentuate yellow and white carnations

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anthurium and carnations at the feet of the Devi

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three arrangements of birds of paradise and two bunches of carnations are a great way to use up lots of flowers with three groups of flowers

I spent a lovely relaxed morning making these arrangements . I understood now why the young chemist in the office pursues this hobby . It is de- stressing  and fulfilling.

Do you have an unusual hobby? 


A granny who always sees the humour in life and tries to do things differently. When others make cupcakes, this granny makes banana fritters. When she’s not busy chasing her grandchildren who love making her run around, she indulges in her passions of reading, writing, meeting friends and watching movies. And somewhere between all this she enjoys travelling and cooking!

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3 Responses

  1. Dashy says:

    Those are some beautiful floral decorations. How lucky you are to have gotten so many of them! This posts completes your weekly challenge, never mind being a day late. I hope you do feel de-stressed by now , thanks to the florals. 🙂
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  2. RT says:

    such gorgeous arrangements- you are SOO talented!

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